Why Give to UOW?

Why give to UOW?

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UOW is a solid investment

UOW is a long standing institution with over 40 years experience. We aim to nurture quality graduates who are experts in their fields and who can work anywhere in the world. For over a decade, the University has achieved outstanding graduate outcomes as ranked by the independent Good Universities Guide. Our current five-star rankings have been awarded in the categories of:

  • Getting a Job
  • Positive Graduate Outcomes
  • Graduate Satisfaction/Overall Satisfaction
  • Teaching Quality
  • Staff Qualifications
  • Generic Skills

The contribution UOW has had to the region through various activities has helped generate $2 billion in gross output annually. Our graduates help generate approximately $1.34B annually through earnings premiums and extra taxes, as per 2011 data. 

These rankings and solid figures is evidence of the value in investing in education and the benefits it has to the regions we encompass.

100% of your gift directed to area of need

UOW is an income tax exempt charitable entity which means UOW does not pay tax on any donated funds. The University maintains a gift fund for all donations and bequests, in line with ATO requirements. No matter which mechanism you select for making your gift or which area of the University you choose to support, 100% of your gift is directed towards these purposes. 

Tax deductibility

The University of Wollongong is endorsed by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) as a deductible gift recipient, under subdivision 30-BA of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997. This means all gifts to UOW are fully tax deductible to you, the donor.

A history of excellence

UOW has a strong reputation for excellence in research and education. The University has developed an international reputation for its applied research (often in partnership with industry or government). As a donor, you can support groundbreaking research, scholarships for hardworking or disadvantaged students, prizes to reward academic achievement, initiatives to support our community and activities to conserve our environment.

Reasons why people give

 People give to leave a lasting imprint on society or to make a significant difference.
 People give to pay tribute or memorialize a friend or loved one.
 People give to reap tax advantages.
 People give to unite family members around a common cause.
 People give to reinforce their values.
 People give to return the wealth they created to the communities that helped nurture them.
 People give to connect with those who share their interests and passions.
 People give to feel satisfaction in helping others. 

Last reviewed: 10 May, 2016